Levi’s Wellthread collection features jeans styles that are fully recyclable, building upon previous sustainability initiatives.
Some 60,000 Mercado Global masks have been shipped and donated for free to epicenters of the virus throughout the U.S. and Latin America.
“Pants are still happening,” said Janine Chilton-Faust, global VP of men’s design for Levi Strauss & Co.
The denim giant is eliminating about 700 positions, producing $100 million in annual savings.
The Levi’s ceo is seeking to increase the number of black employees in management roles and add a board member.
Despite the COVID-19 turmoil, ceo Chip Bergh sees opportunities for the brand to grow stronger now.
Credit watchdog Fitch Ratings has downgraded Macy’s, Kohl’s, J.C. Penney and Levi Strauss.
McCasland also helped Yahoo and Gap Inc. explore expansion and manage growth across Europe.
The athleticwear company said most of its stores there have been closed this month, but that some are now on “a reduced schedule.”
Marc Rosen will step up and become executive vice president and president of direct-to-consumer at the jeans company.